MIX DESIGN: Review of methods and philosophies; mix design for special purposes
SPECIAL CONCRETES: Lightweight concrete; autoclaved aerated concrete, no-fines concrete, lightweight aggregate concrete and foamed concrete; High strength concrete; Refractory concrete; High density and radiation-shielding concrete; Polymer concrete; Fibre-reinforced concrete; Mortars; renders; Recycled concrete
SPECIAL PROCESSES AND TECHNOLOGY FOR PARTICULAR TYPES OF STRUCTURE: Sprayed concrete; Underwater concrete; Grouts, grouting and grouted concrete; Mass concrete; Slipform construction; Pumped concrete; Concrete for liquid retaining structures; Vacuum process; Concrete coatings and surface treatments
READY-MIXED CONCRETE: Types of plant; truck-mixer efficiency; effects of prolonged agitation; quality control; acceptance and compliance
EXPOSED CONCRETE FINISHES: Types of surface finish; methods of production; weathering
REPAIRING CONCRETE: Diagnosis, materials and techniques.
FORMWORK: Principles of design; concrete pressures; linings (including controlled permeability formwork); release agents; formwork for exposed concrete finishes; tolerances
CONCRETE PLANT: Batching plant and ancillary equipment for improving accuracy; mixers; distributing plant; vibrators
PRECAST CONCRETE: Review of types of small and large products; methods of compaction other than vibration; mix design and curing; special formwork requirements; masonry
CONCRETE ROADS: Methods and materials for pavements; cement-bound materials; testing materials.
INDUSTRIAL FLOORS: Materials and construction procedures; screeds and toppings; testing
PRINCIPLES OF REINFORCED AND PRESTRESSED CONCRETE: Stress/strain distributions; simple